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New Computational Methods May Lead to Healthier Future

(L to R): MSU scientists Michael Feig, George Mias, Arjun Krishnan and Alex Dickson are using recent advances in computational methods to enrich their research in areas that include biological systems, precision medicine, genomics and pharmaceutical drugs.

Advances in computational methods could lead to a better understanding of human health and the disease process, or the development of new cures for diseases. Four Michigan State…

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Rocío Quispe-Agnoli

MSU’s Quispe-Agnoli Gets Book Award for Work on Inca Royalty

Friday, May 26, 2017

Professor of Hispanic Studies Rocío Quispe-Agnoli was awarded the 2017 Flora Tristán Book Award for the best scholarly book about Peru published in 2016 for Nobles de papel:…

The teaching-research team wraps up a weeklong collaboration exploring fraction representations in Chile.

MSU Collaborating with Chilean Math Teachers to Improve Learning

Friday, May 26, 2017

Two mathematics education scholars from Michigan State University, Higinio Dominguez and Sandra Crespo, are collaborating with Chile’s Universidad Católica Silva Henríques on the project, Teaching Relations: Uniting Students…

Chezare Warren

MSU’s Warren Co-Edits Book on White Women Teachers

Friday, May 26, 2017

A new book co-edited by Michigan State University’s Chezare Warren examines the unique challenges threatening the teaching effectiveness of white women teaching in the U.S., and what could…

MSU Research Helps IndyCar Driver Manage Diabetes

Friday, May 26, 2017

New Michigan State University research is helping a professional race car driver with diabetes improve his performance during competition, helping him capture two top-5 finishes at the Indianapolis…

MSU biochemist Laurie Kaguni and her team have created a new tool – the POLG Pathogenicity Prediction Server – to help clinicians and scientists better diagnose POLG disorders and more accurately predict their outcomes. Photo by Cristina Nadalutti and Jack Griffith

MSU Launches Online Mitochondrial Disease Database

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

In recent years, one area of medical research receiving increased attention is mitochondrial disease – a group of disorders caused by dysfunctional mitochondria. DNA polymerase gamma is the…

Django Paris

MSU’s Paris Co-Edits Book for Sustaining Culture in Classrooms

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

What is the purpose of schooling in pluralistic societies? This is the question a new book from Michigan State University’s Django Paris aims to answer. “Culturally Sustaining Pedagogies:…